Build Your LinkedIn Profile, Pt. II: Connecting, Posting & Using Groups/ Applying for Jobs & using Filters

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Computer Learning Center

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Applying for a Job, Using Filters & Reaching Out to Hiring Managers

Once you find the right companies on LinkedIn, how do you apply for a job? Learn how to make your submission seen before your competition's application. Your LinkedIn account can help you research companies, interviewers, recruiters, and hiring managers, which is helpful before applying for a job and showing up to interviews.

Carolyn will show you have to effectively search using LinkedIn's job search function to find the right jobs, reach out to recruiters, and apply for jobs.

Learn how to position yourself in front of a hiring manager before your competition.


Some of the topics covered will be:

·        How to search, so you find the right jobs before other job seekers

·        How to do an advance job search

·        How to set up alerts

·        How to teach LinkedIn to show you jobs that fit your skills

·        How to determine if you have the right skills on your Personal Profile

·        Ways to reach out to recruiters

·        How recruiters see your profile in their recruiting dashboards

·         And more!


Connecting, Posting, and Using Groups

A robust LinkedIn profile is not enough. Sorry! You need to be active on the platform, too. As a social network, LinkedIn rewards people who post engaging content and comments. What is the reward? Your profile gets more visibility, and you can showcase your skills and knowledge. When you associate with high ranking content and people who are influential in your industry and field, you get noticed.

It is essential to connect, post, and use groups to expand your job search to not only reach your connections who might have jobs but recruiters, too.

Some of the topics covered will be:

·        Guidelines for professional etiquette when commenting or posting

·        How to comment on a post

·        How to find industry-specific content to post

·        How to create an original post

·        How to tag an organization or person to increase your reach outside your network

·        How to choose and use hashtags

·        And more!


Event Type(s): Job Search Central, Lifelong Learning
Age Group(s): Adults
Presenter: Carolyn Dickerson
Mikaela Brungs
(859) 962-4006

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